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Help Us Stop the Secret Abortion Bill!

by MFI News

Help stop Massachusetts from giving Planned Parenthood the gift of secret abortions for Valentine’s Day!  Our State Senate is scheduled to vote tomorrow, February 14th, on Senate Bill 591, an Act Relative to “Confidential Healthcare,” which encourages children to hide abortions, birth control and sex-reassignment “treatment” from their parents.  The legislation would prohibit insurance companies from […]

National Marriage Week 2018

by MFI News

One of the direct consequences of the breakdown of traditional sexual mores is the growing abandonment of marriage.  Now more than ever, marriage has become less of a priority among the next generation. Instead, young people are turning to cohabitation or open relationships in attempt to satisfy their need for relationship (without the work of […]

Assisted Suicide Bills Linger on in Massachusetts

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The two MA bills seeking to legalize assisted suicide were both given extensions from the Joint Committee on Public Health on Wednesday.  The Senate bill (S1225) now has until March 7th, 2018 for the committee to make a decision on it, and the House version of the bill (H1194) was extended until May 9th.  This […]

Transgenderism: A Runaway Train?

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The transgender movement continues to ratchet up the cultural pressure.  Two weeks ago, I shared with you the statistic that 1.5 percent of Bay State teenagers identify as transgender.  That is an alarming number, particularly given the common claim that only .3 (as of 2011) to .6 (as of 2016) percent of the general population […]

A MA Doctor’s Case Against Assisted Suicide

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Massachusetts Citizens for Life Board Member Mark J. Rollo, MD, wrote a fantastic op-ed in the Worcester Telegram opposing physician-assisted suicide, which we strongly encourage you to read. As I See It: The argument against assisted suicide bill With its decision to withdraw opposition toward physician assisted suicide, the Massachusetts Medical Society has turned back the […]

The man in the stiletto heels has a plan for your child

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In Yesterday’s NY Times, Samuel Brinton, the discredited poster child for Christian Counseling Bans, was given a platform to tell the world what he’s really after. When he came to the State House in Boston, he gave an emotional and tear-filled testimony about the alleged physical abuse he received from therapists trying to “make him […]

Right Now: March for Life 2018

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Today is the annual March for Life in Washington, DC.  Hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters, many of them young people, will take to the streets of our nation’s capital to stand up for the lives of the unborn.  MFI’s Board Chairman Mike Gilleran is there with a large contingent of pro-life college students from […]

Federal Prosecutor Won’t Turn a Blind Eye to Marijuana

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Good news this week from the newly appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling.  In a statement released Monday, Lelling said, “This is a straightforward rule of law issue.  Congress has unambiguously made it a federal crime to cultivate, distribute and/or possess marijuana.  As a law enforcement officer in the Executive Branch, […]

Another Battle on Bunker Hill

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For many of us, Bunker Hill conjures up thoughts of the revolutionary battle where Colonel William Prescott famously told his men, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.”  Well, there has been another, much more recent battle waged on Bunker Hill that cuts to the core of our American birthright of freedom […]

Help MFI Build for the Future in 2018

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As 2017 draws to a close, we face renewed challenges in the fight for faith, family and freedom in the Commonwealth.  At the same time, we are also building on our strengths and uncovering new opportunities for the months and years ahead.  Though it’s not easy, we are proud to fight for family values and […]